The Neill Group offers a range of para-legal support services, including: tracing, interviewing, process serving (service of legal documents), background checks, property searches, forensic examinations and handwriting analysis.

A number of our para-legal specialists are also licensed private investigators with a knowledge of the New Zealand legal process, crimes act and related legislation. The Neill Group assists legal counsel and law firms with reviewing disclosures, case documents and prosecution evidence.

Our licensed private investigators can carry out detailed background inquiries on defendants, witnesses and other people of interest who are involved in legal proceedings. We can prepare and present evidence for disputes tribunal cases along with district, family and high court proceedings. 

Throughout New Zealand and worldwide, commercial entities, public organisations, government agencies and private clients utilise The Neill Group’s high level of expertise and proven track record of providing specialised services and bespoke solutions across a broad range of functions with the geographical reach that few can match.  

Searching for a Wellington or New Zealand Private Investigator, Field Agent, Document Server, Process Server or Security Professional? The Neill Group are New Zealand’s leading national provider of private investigation, specialised security, personal protection, para-legal support, document serving, asset recovery, document serving (legal process serving) and field based services. 

Document & Process Serving (Service of Legal Documents)  

Dion Neill has been serving documents and legal process in the greater Wellington region and throughout New Zealand since 1987!

The Neill Group are Wellington’s longest established provider of process serving, document serving and para-legal support services with a network of highly experienced nationwide document and process servers in every area, district and region of New Zealand. 

The Neill Group serves all district court, high court and family court legal proceedings along with dissolution of marriage (divorce documents), international legal process, demand notices, witness summonses, subpoenas, eviction notices and a range of other documents that are required to be served personally on a recipient or defendant.

Credentials 

The Neill Group incorporates a number of business units, including RapidServe, Wellington Process Servers, New Zealand Process Servers, Accredited Process Servers and Para-Legal Services (Wellington), Protective Services and the Wellington Investigation Group. The Neill Group are now the largest provider of document serving, para-legal support and field agent services available in the Wellington region. 

The Neill Group’s expertise stems from the experience of Dion Neill, a former member of the New Zealand Defence Forces and emergency services. Dion provides his clients with the benefit of over 30 years experience within the international security and private investigation arena. 

Dion was one of the founding directors of the original company, Wellington Investigations working alongside his fellow directors of Auckland Investigations (now known as ‘The Investigators’). Dion contracted his services to a number of leading private investigation, process serving and security organisations prior to establishing The Neill Group and Protective Services. 

Dion is a foundation member of the New Zealand Institute of Professional Investigators Incorporated, Security Institute of New Zealand and the Institute of Management New Zealand. Dion is a former certified fraud examiner with a number of internationally recognised qualifications in security, risk management and investigations.

Dion featured on the popular TVNZ series, ‘Private Investigators’ and interviewed on the TVNZ Breakfast programme regarding protecting high profile people. Dion regularly provides commentary to the media on private security industry related matters.

Dion has spent a number of years conducting covert surveillance, co-ordinating undercover operations and managing hundreds of investigations. Dion was one of the first licensed private investigators in New Zealand to carry out investigation assignments for the ACC, the governments private accident and injury insurance agency.

In the 1980’s, Dion provided evidence in the High Court following a lengthy investigation focusing on a major theft operating within a large multi-national business, Dion’s evidence was key to the successful conviction of over 25 offenders.

Licensing

Licence Number: 11-000153 – The Neill Group is the trading name for Dion Neill who is an individual licence holder (not a limited liability company), licensed by the Ministry of Justice (Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority) as a private investigator, security consultant, repossession agent, personal guard, property guard, crowd controller and confidential document destruction agent. 

All contracted agents and associates are licensed by the Ministry of Justice to ensure compliance with the Private Security Personnel and Private Investigators Act 2010. We do not employ staff, The Neill Group and Protective Services are supported by a nationwide network of contracted private investigators, process servers, field agents, risk management consultants and security specialists. 

Areas of Service 

Whether it is private investigations, covert surveillance, specialised security, personal protection, legal process serving or just a simple field visit, The Neill Group provides a professional and discreet service for clients within New Zealand and worldwide.

The Neill Group are based in Wellington with a strategic network of nationwide licensed private investigators, process servers, field agents, security specialists and repossession agents throughout the greater Wellington region along with agents in every area, district and region of New Zealand, including: Northland, Whangarei, Auckland, Wellsford, Warkworth, Orewa, Albany, Takapuna, Mangere, Manurewa, Pukekohe, Coromandel Peninsular, Thames, Waihi, Whangamata, Whitianga,Waikato, Hamilton, Te Awamutu, Cambridge, Huntly, Morrinsville, Matamata, Putaruru, Tokoroa, Otorohanga, King Country, Taumarunui, Te Kuiti, Waitomo, Bay of Plenty,Tauranga, Te Puke, Whakatane, Kawerau, Opotiki, Rotorua, Taupo, Turangi, Murupara, East Cape, Gisborne, Tolaga Bay, Tokomaru Bay, Ruatoria, Te Kaha, Taranaki, Wanganui, New Plymouth, Stratford, Hawera, Waitara, Inglewood, Manawatu, National Park, Waiouru, Taihape, Plamerston North, Marton, Bulls, Feilding, Ashhurst, Foxton, Horowhenua, Levin, Otaki, Kapiti, Waikanae, Paraparaumu, Paekakariki, Wellington, Plimmerton, Porirua, Tawa, Johnsonville, Upper Hutt, Lower Hutt, Wainuiomata, Hawkes Bay, Wairoa, Napier, Hastings, Havelock, Waipukurau, Dannevirke, Wairarapa: Featherston, Pahiatua, Masterton, Carterton, Greytown, Tasman, Nelson, Blenheim, Picton, Motueka, West Coast, Westport, Greymouth, Hokitika, Wanaka, Queenstown, Twizel, Alexander, Te Anau, Canterbury, Christchurch, Kaikoura, Ashburton, Southland: Timaru, Oamaru, Dunedin, Invercargill, Balclutha, Mossburn, Gore.